The aerospace industry is an amazing scientific and altogether magical place to work. “Aerospace” is the combination of science, engineering and business for the pursuit of flying within the atmosphere of Earth and the surrounding space beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Given the complexity of this industry, it usually is a combination of public and private organizations.
Aerospace manufacturing is a high-technology process responsible for producing things like: aircraft, aircraft engines, guided missiles, space vehicles, propulsion unites and much more.
In the United states, there are two major governmental users of aerospace technology: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Department of Defense (DoD). The leading non-governmental aerospace manufacturers in the U.S. are Boeing, United Technologies Corporation, and Lockheed Martin.
“Functional Safety” relates to any piece of equipment in this industry that leaves the ground. It implies that the equipment can be operated properly without causing any danger, unintended damage, risk or injury. To facilitate strict functional safety, with no compromises or negligence, there are supervisory bodies and certification standards. The gold standard for safety in manufacturing in the U.S. is AS9100. Bron has been AS9100 certified for 5 years.
The tumultuous economical and political environment in the U.S. of recent years has forced drastic changes in this industry. The sequestration of 2013 forced delays on many long-term projects which lead much downsizing across the board. Many small and medium sized companies have shrunk or disappeared while larger companies aggressively downsized and re-organized. This allows suppliers like Bron extra opportunity to show how their products and services improve production efficiency, reduce loss, cut production time and improve final product quality.
Aerospace exporting, however, remains a valuable contributor to the GDP.In 2012, the U.S. aerospace industry contributed $118.5 billion in export sales to the U.S. economy. The industry’s positive trade balance of $70.5 billion is the largest trade surplus of any manufacturing industry and came from exporting 64.3 percent of all aerospace production.
Bron Aerotech is a trusted provider in the Aerospace world. We supply materials to spec for some of the worlds largest and most awesome companies. Learn more and contact at – www.BronAerotech.com